I would love to know costs of services from locals living on Ambergris. Please give all price in Belize dollars.
Viewed 18001 times since Wed, Dec 6, 2006
WHAT THINGS COST IN BELIZEBelize doesn't have a cost of living. It has several costs of living.The traditional view is that Belize is the most expensive countryin Central America, yet one of the least expensive in theCaribbean. While there's truth to... Read More
What internet services are available on the island?
Viewed 16877 times since Fri, Feb 23, 2007
Folks needing internet service in the town center can use any of the locations listed below. Rates at the shops vary. They have email services, web browsing, all your internet needs and refreshments to drink also! High speed connectiv... Read More
Internet / phone / VOIP
Viewed 8837 times since Fri, Jan 22, 2016
I will be working remotely and i will be in a place with shared wifi. I need to have a laptop running and make calls 30-40 calls back to the US daily. I don't know much about technology. I was planning to use wifi for my laptop and get on the new 4G ... Read More
Viewed 5402 times since Thu, Jan 2, 2014
The international dialing code for Belize is 501 and the country is filled with pay phones but it should be noted that different rates are charged. The blue and yellow pay phones which are located mainly in tourist areas are designed to charge high r... Read More
Where can I find a free wireless Hotspot?
Viewed 3712 times since Mon, Sep 14, 2015
Most hotels have wireless internet (wifi), and now YOUR PARK IS A HOTSPOT! Find the list below of eight parks countrywide offering free wireless internet access.
Does the "Magic Jack" app work in Belize?
Viewed 3579 times since Wed, Apr 1, 2015
We are coming down next week and I am trying to find out if the "Magic Jack App" for smart phones works in San Pedro. Last year when we were at Banana Beach, we could finally get Skype to come on- but the picture and sound were distorted. I have an 8... Read More
I am working on deciding on which home alarm system to bring down and a question came up about what the SMS Gateway for Digicell in Belize is. This is the path for an email to be sent to someone as a text message on a phone. Do you know the answer?
Viewed 3148 times since Fri, Oct 19, 2012
They block it. I assume you have a system that sends email when events are triggered and you want the email to go out to a Belize number like firstname.lastname@example.org which would show up as text. They block the ability of people to recieve SMS by email in Be... Read More
How do I get the BBC TV Network on Cable TV?
Viewed 2280 times since Sat, May 23, 2015
Apparently, unlike CNN, Al-Jazeera etc. who do free broadcasts, the British Broadcasting Corporation television, network expected payments. . . .. Even when all the TV companies in Belize got together, the BBC was still charging more than t... Read More
My current provider has both modem and router n one box. Is it the same in Belize or do I need to bring a router?
Viewed 1603 times since Wed, Oct 28, 2015
Both BTL & SMART offer modem/wireless router combo's for Internet & device simply needs to be PPoE compatible to work.
I am getting new BTL service and would rather not rent their modem/router (it is a combo, no?). It seems they offer no help if you use your own. I don’t know much about all this. What do I need? I have a D-Link router (and a Linksys). What else
Viewed 1582 times since Tue, Feb 16, 2016
Yeah they use a combo so you should get a combo. Usually they still have to go in and ensure your user account is set up right but if you needed any other adjustments like public IP, or NAT settings it will be all up to you. I had thought I was renti... Read More
Do people in Belize now have access to Skype or is it still blocked?
Viewed 694 times since Thu, Mar 23, 2017
The block on Skype was lifted some time ago. Skype works fine here, although messaging vis Skype (which requires very little band width) works better than audio. We at a fairly remote location we do not use the video option which does need a lot of b... Read More